Wit & Grit Blog

The purpose of this blog is to provide useful information about Triangle real estate and the real estate business in general for my clients and the interested geeks out there. I fit writing into the nooks and crannies of life (which is pretty busy!), so forgive me if my posts are sporadic.

Zurn Pex Pipe Fittings

While helping a recent client buy a house, we ran into an issue we haven’t before – Pex Pipe Fittings made by Zurn Industries. Apparently these fittings can cause both leaks and occlusions in the pipes that can result in more damage. Enough so that it spurned a Class Action lawsuit.

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Spring Cleaning: The Green Way

Warm weather, extra sunshine, and blooming flowers just really put us in the mood to refresh our homes! If you feel the same way, you’re in luck! We’ve put together a list of spring cleaning tips you can use that are easy AND environmentally friendly.

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Frank Artist: Peg Bachenheimer

This painting is what spring dreams are made of! We’re obsessed. This gorgeous piece – “Summer Garden Light” – is the work of Peg Bachenheimer, a local artist featured at the Frank Gallery in Chapel Hill.

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Should I Really Get a Survey When Buying a Home?

If you’re buying a home, there comes a point where you’ll have to decide if you want to get a survey or not. There’s a lot of info out there about this, so we hope to shed some light on it by answering the questions we get most often from clients.

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